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A View of the Cloud from Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Brazil is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, but the cost of broadband Internet is hobbling cloud adoption in the region.

Bookshare International Now Serves Thirty Countries

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

These partners include the Norwegian Library of Talking Books and Braille (NLB), the Hoerbuecherei des OSBV Talking Book Library in Austria, and the Dorina Nowill Foundation in Brazil.? DAISY accessibility International a11y Norway Austria global library Brazil Bookshare Arabic MadaThese texts will be available in early 2012.?

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TechSoup Brazil Partners with the UN Foundation for Social Good Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Social Good Brazil followed on the heels of Mashable and the UN Foundation's Social Good Summit , which was held in New York City in September.

Welcome to TechSoup Brazil!

Tech Soup Blog

If you work with nonprofits or NGOs in Brazil or want to learn more, check out their site (in Portugese). Welcome, Brazil! but not quite.

MediaShift Idea Lab. Using Mobile Phones to Map the Slums of Brazil | PBS

AFP Blog

Using Mobile Phones to Map the Slums of Brazil | PBS: "A new project by Rede Jovem, a Brazilian non-profit that loosely translates to 'Youth Net,' seeks to change that. MediaShift Idea Lab. o, Cidade de Deus, Morro do Pava?o-Pava?ozinho, o-Pava?ozinho, ozinho, Morro

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

SocialFish

From We Are Social Singapore. For other reports in this series, please visit [link]. ——— ( photo credit ). Useful Data

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

Mobile Commons

We’re starting a new feature on the Mobile Commons blog! Summary Judgment Granted: Recruiting Text Not Telemarketing or Advertisement Under TCPA.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

Mobile Commons

Brazil’s latest WhatsApp ban is pushing users to other encrypted messaging apps – Viber and Telegram both saw a huge jump.

Using Social Media Internationally: How Not To Get Lost in Translation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Orkut , for example, is still popular in Brazil, while Renren and Qzone dominate the Chinese market (where Twitter and Facebook are banned).

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was thrilled to be profiled in Fast Company’s Generosity Series this week. Generosity is baked into my DNA and I can’t help it. Youth Noise.

Join Our 24-Hour Round-the-World Twitter Chat

Tech Soup Blog

BRASILIA, BRAZIL. Tools are easier than ever to get and learn how to use, which has driven the rise of citizen journalism. 3 p.m. AUSTRALIA.

The Future of Social: Gen Z

NonProfit Hub

Beth Kanter is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. She has trained thousands of nonprofits around the world. Gen Z by the Numbers.

Future of Social: Gen Z

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She quickly became a national figure with regular appearances on talk shows to discuss the problems with public education in Brazil, despite threats from teachers, administrators, and even fellow students. I’m thrilled to be spending a few days in London where I am keynoting The Future of Social conference hosted by Social Misfits Media.

Telework Tales: The Tools We Use to Stay Connected (Part 1)

Tech Soup Blog

I worked remotely full-time during much of 2014 when my husband and I relocated to Brazil for nine months. It has transformed the workplace.

SMS: The Missing Link in Customer Engagement?

Mobile Commons

If you’re only using push messaging to get your customers’ attention, you’re missing a trick. Push vs. SMS: The Stats.

Join the TechSoup Jam Online on June 15

Tech Soup Blog

Event International online community techsoup global network civil society brazilFrom the event site: What is a "jam"?

Upcoming Nonprofits Live: Storytelling and Collaborative Video

Tech Soup Blog

employers in Brazil and the US. In Brazil, David wrote and directed. Guests for Nonprofits Live: Collaborative Video. Productions.

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Join Me Live From Brasil to Celebrate #GivingTuesday #DiadeDoar on 12/2 at 11:00 AM PST

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On the overall rating Brazil is actually the 90th most generous country of the world.” No problem. 2nd (GivingTuesday) at 11:00 am PST.

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

Porto Alegre, Brazil: Evento De Design De Aplicativos Para Celular. NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. NetSquared organizers plan events because they have skills to share, want to give back, and want to make the world a better place.

Breakthrough on Global Access at WIPO in Geneva!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Through negotiations, four competing proposals have been merged into a single document supported in June by the Latin Americans (led by Brazil), the U.S., There has been a major breakthrough recently on international copyright negotiations in Geneva around improved access for people who have print disabilities. the European Union and others.

Facebook Timeline Contests – Everything Your Nonprofit Needs for Success

John Haydon

Facebook’s opened up a fun new avenue for pages to entertain fans and boost engagement. But first, let’s start with the basics. Fun, huh?

Which countries use the internet the most? - Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum

AFP Blog

In countries such as Brazil and Nigeria, with younger populations and solid smartphone penetration, two-thirds of respondents say they are continuously connected,” according to the report. Which countries use the internet the most? Forum:Blog Forum:Blog | The World Economic Forum : "A study by consulting firm A.T.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya : his report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world. For other reports in this series, please visit [link] H/T to Social Fish

ITWorks & SAP America: Connecting Young Adults To Bright Futures

TechImpact

” The students were later connected to 2 SAP employees in Brazil via SAP’s video conferencing software and Cisco equipment.

7 Ways to Create Highly Committed Donors

BoardAssist

Hungry children in Brazil? Wouldn’t you like ALL your donors to feel “highly committed” to your organization? Terrific advice Gail! You noticed.

OpenSocial apps now available to Orkut users in India | The Social - CNET News.com

AFP Blog

Cloud Computing Worldwide

Tech Soup Blog

A View of the Cloud from Brazil In the first of our series of dispatches from our international partner organizations, TechSoup Brasil 's Valter Cegal reflects that Internet affordability is still a major stumbling block for Brazilian NGOs. Week 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing. Why Should Nonprofits Care About Cloud Computing?

Daniel Ben-Horin on Campus Party

Tech Soup Blog

Since 1997, in Spain , Mexico , Brazil , Chile, Ecuador , Colombia - and soon in Peru - Paco and his team have been serving up their magic brew. Campus Party Brazil in February, 2012 is already sold out - 7,000 Campuseros. soon: Campus Party. Campus Party. is one of those names that doesn't translate perfectly. It's not a.

Reflections from Social Good Brasil and a New Word: PhilanthroTeen!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was so happy to hear the story of how the event got started and the beginning of the network from Fernanda Bornhausen Sa. Teens As Free Agents.

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Social Good Brasil Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This will be my first visit to South America and I could not have asked for a more joyous introduction to social good and social media in that country.

Scotsman.com News - Latest News - Developing nations to test new $150 laptops

AFP Blog

The Impact of Your Donation: Ivana Braga, 14NTC Scholarship Recipient, Shares

NTEN

I came back to Brazil in July, and I am doing a lot based on what I have learned at the NTC. What is your organization''s mission?

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Member Round Up: Brain science in fundraising, website tips, and Do Good Data 2013!

NTEN

Flickr: chotda This week''s Member Round Up draws from all corners of the sector in both region and topic, from the energy in the streets of Brazil to Facebook contests and assistive technology used by the Bridge School--see what the nptech community''s been up to! Read about their inspiring work in a recent TechSoup Global interview. Agree?

Webinar: Converting Prospects to Multichannel Gold

Frogloop

In addition to working a variety of jobs ranging from picking organic peas to writing a book on using military networks, Justin has a passion for international development and indigenous rights from studies in Brazil and South Africa where he helped start a human rights nonprofit for Pygmies in Congo. If so, this webinar is for you.

Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The chief negotiators of the Treaty for India (GR Raghavender), Brazil (Kenneth Nobrega), and of course Nigeria (Ruth) all participated.

Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights at WIPO

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm here in Geneva for the 20th Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights meeting. blind TVI treaty jrandomf Twitter WIPO SCCR20

Cloud Computing Worldwide

Tech Soup Blog

A View of the Cloud from Brazil In the first of our series of dispatches from our international partner organizations, TechSoup Brasil 's Valter Cegal reflects that Internet affordability is still a major stumbling block for Brazilian NGOs. Mark your calendar! Week 3: Security in the Cloud. Learn how to protect your organization.

Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Four countries in Latin America now have e-waste laws or rules: Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru, and Brazil. World Snapshot. Europe. The Guiyu.

Copyright treaty in Geneva Advances!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Brazil, Ecuador and Paraguay joined together to propose that WIPO consider this treaty. Lots of excitement recently in Geneva at the World Intellectual Property Organization. I was part of an expert panel that drafted the original proposed treaty. The U.S. In the end, the conclusion was more favorable.

Malaysia Party

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Every year there's a big party at the WEF on the last night (Saturday). Of course, the reason is economic development. Lots of Motown.